For this review, we taking a look at what we consider as the best 3 options available for the archery hunter; the Leica Rangemaster 1000-R, the Leupold RX-1000i TBR, and the Vortex Ranger 1000. We’ll be comparing them based on optical quality, fast ranging ability, a responsive scan mode, good ergonomics, and angle compensation.
Too many camouflage patterns are designed to look good on the shelf at your local sporting goods store but don't truly work well in the field. Thankfully, First Lite's new "Fusion" pattern is different.
I have over 8 years of hunting experience behind a 50mm spotting scope, and during that time I have come to believe that most hunters should be packing these small spotters, despite their drawbacks. Here are my thoughts on Vortex's 50mm offering.
After spending more than 20 nights in Hilleberg Anjan 2 over the course of 6 weeks, I can honestly say it is without a doubt the nicest backcountry hunting tent I have ever used. There is some sticker shock with the price, however if you are looking for a tent that will last you for 20+ years, I think that the initial investment will pay for itself 10-fold.
If you've never used a tripod to stabilize your binoculars, you're missing out on what your optics are truly capable of. And this Rapid Release Adapter makes it easy to pair and quickly detach the binoculars and tripod.